Francesco Bellina (1989) is a freelance photographer based in Palermo.
He works on documentary and contemporary photography, prefering political, social and economic issues.
He is attended a course on photoediting at Officine Fotografiche, in Rome.
In 2016 he was nominated for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass.
Some of his pictures have been published by The Guardian, Le Monde, Internazionale, L'Espresso, Repubblica and others.
2016 - WPP Joop Swart Masterclass (nominated)
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Seasonal migrant workers in Sicily
November 2016, Trapani, Sicily, Italy.
Lesana is a migrant worker, 24 yeras old, from Senegal. He works in olives’ harvest and live In an abandoned farmhouse both others migrants.
Thousands of migrants, regular and irregular are heading to Sicily to find work in the countryside, to collect the olives and for the harvest.
The migrants sleep on the ground in the cities or in self-managed camps.